publication - Research Paper

Managing Through Challenges: A Profile of San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofits

Managing Through Challenges: A Profile of San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofits

By Denise L. Gammal, Caroline Simard, Hokyu Hwang, and Walter W. Powell

Little is known about the nonprofit sector and its individual organizations—their role, size, structure, and management, relative to the government or for-profit sectors. This first report from the Stanford Project on the Evolution of Nonprofits (SPEN)

profiles this under-researched sector and provides baseline information that will be useful for practitioners and stakeholders. The report describes the characteristics of nonprofits, considers the role of locale within and among regions, and focuses on nonprofit management.

SPENlandscape_report_2005